NEWS
Crisis talks fail to help beef price
Farm leaders seem unconvinced that the beef talks had a 'successful outcome'.
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Mandatory checks and tariffs in the case of no-deal – Coveney
The Tánaiste has confirmed checks and tariffs will be necessary in the case of a no deal Brexit.
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SPONSORED
Up to €1,000 off Stanley and Rayburn range cookers
Summer is the perfect time to carry out some maintenance on your Stanley or Rayburn range cooker so that you won't have any worries when the weather starts to turn colder.
DAIRY
Dairy markets: demand set to increase as buying resumes
Activity is set to resume across Europe’s dairy market as we head into the important autumn period.
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Farm Finance: concentrate prices back €10 to €15/t
Concentrate prices have reduced over the past two months, with demand for beef nuts very low across the country.
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SPONSORED
The long-term solution for dock control
Where docks are a problem in silage swards, it pays to control them before the silage is cut. When it comes to your choice of herbicide, DoxstarPro is a highly effective product for controlling docks.
SHEEP
British sheepmeat flooding EU market
As farm gate prices for lamb continue to fall, factories point to high volumes of UK lamb being pushed onto the EU market ahead of the Brexit deadline.
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Up to €1,000 off Stanley and Rayburn range cookers
Summer is the perfect time to carry out some maintenance on your Stanley or Rayburn range cooker so that you won't have any worries when the weather starts to turn colder.
Carpool in the Country: Connemara Hill Lamb
In the Connemara mountains, the lambs that roam them produce a flavour so unique that they have gained a European Protected Geographical Indicator (PGI) status. We meet the farmer behind it all.
Big savings for early bird quad seekers
This August the early bird will catch the worm when it comes to saving money on the Honda quad range!
€8,100 savings on the Meegan farm in Co Meath
Gerard and Martin Meegan from Navan took the Smart Farming challenge recently. They identified over €8,100 in cost savings and ways to reduce their climate impact by almost 5%.
MACHINERY
Fendt to host two monster field days in Dublin
Fendt is set to host two monster field days consisting of both demonstrations and product displays on 11 and 12 September.
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New engines for Avero combines
Claas has announced that its entry level Avero combine series will now see Stage V Cummins engines replace current Perkins units going forward.
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TILLAGE
Redigo derogation rejection ‘severe blow to tillage farmers’ – IFA
The IFA had written to the Minister requesting a derogation for the product due to its role in the control of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV).
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Grain prices: nearby price pressure but better further out
Grain markets remain under pressure from harvest forces, but it now seems that there is some scope for optimism, especially on barley.
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